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Gray Kingbird Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A large flycatcher with a big head, straight, heavy bill, and a rather long, notched tail.

    Relative Size

    Larger than an Eastern Bluebird, smaller than an American Robin.

    Relative Sizerobin sizedrobin-sized

    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 9.1-9.4 in (23-24 cm)
      • Weight: 1.3-1.8 oz (37-51.2 g)
      • Wingspan: 14.0 in (35.6 cm)